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BNSF and CR A big orange and green BNSF C44-9W rests alongside a Conrail SD60M at Oak Island, NJ on May 21, 1998. A very interesting comparison of colors and builders! Photo by Jeffrey A. Lubchansky
Varied Susquehanna Lashup A pair of NS C40-9W's, Susquehanna SD45, Delaware-Lackawanna M636, and GE Super-7 B23-7R roll a train into Ridgefield Park, NJ on an eastbound Susquehanna stack train on April 23, 1998. Photo by Vinnie Della Torre
Dinosaurs at Selkirk D&H train 551 is pictured departing Selkirk Yard on February 21, 1998. The power consists of four CP Alcos, now all gone, passing an aging Conrail U-boat. Photo by Doug Muller, age 12
Conrail Local A Conrail GP15-1 switches cars at the former McGraw Edison Power Systems Division plant in Canonsburg, PA. Note the two small center cab switchers in this scene. Photo by Jim Keener
Falling Flag's Last Hurrah A weather-beaten paint job on a former B&O GP40-2 is one of the last vestiges of the colorful Chessie System. Photo by Adam Barr
CN Power on Conrail A Canadian National GP40-2W leads one of the last remaining DW&P-painted locomotives on westbound train SECN on February 21, 1998. The The train is passing the Game Farm Road crossing in Selkirk, NY. Photo by Anthony Muller, age 10
Tunnel Motor in the Street A Cotton Belt SD40T-2 makes for an imposing sight as a Norfolk Southern train heads down 19th Street in Erie, PA on February 15, 1998. This trackage is scheduled to abandoned in the near future. Photo by Mike Thidemann
SP on NS In this September 1997 shot, a Norfolk Southern train heads through Shenandoah Jct., West Virginia, with a surprise in the form of an SP B40-8. Photo by Ed Houk
CSX on the River Line A monster lashup of seven units heads south through Ridgefield Park, NJ on Conrail's River Line on April 22, 1998. Note the GP30 slug three units back! Photo by Vinnie Della Torre
C&O 614 C&O 4-8-4 614 roars east through Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ, on the former Erie main at a brisk 60+ MPH on an excursion over NJ Transit on June 22, 1996. Photo by C. Thomas Massey
Conrail Office Car Special Conrail E8's nos. 4020 and 4021 run in an unusual "elephant-style" configuration as they lead an Office Car Special around the curve in Rochester, PA, just west of Conway Yard, in the summer of 1997. Photo by Jim Keener
Smoking Alco RS18 A CP SD40-2 and a group of RS18us roll into the setting winter sun at Mohawk Yard in Albany, NY on January 2, 1998. The RS18s let out the trademark Alco smoke as they accelerate under the signal bridge. Photo by John O. Whalen
Conrail six-axle slug A freshly-painted Conrail MT-6 slug is a pleasure to see. CR 1106 poses at Oak Island, NJ on April 1, 1998, posing in front of a group of CSX locomotives! Photo by Jeffrey A. Lubchansky
Crane and Cabooses The back of a Burro crane juxtaposes with a pair of Chessie-heritage cabooses at the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore, MD. Photo by Adam Barr

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